SNOWBIRD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SNOWBIRD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake City marketing itself as ‘Ski City USA’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420654-79/ski-lake-salt-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420654-79/ski-lake-salt-campaign.html.csp">Salt Lake City marketing itself as ‘Ski City USA’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T18:29:47.472-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 06:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are any number of cool ski towns, but Salt Lake is now laying claim to be the only legitimate Ski City. “Ski City USA” is the new moniker that Visit Salt Lake and the four ski resorts in the Cottonwood Canyons will be pitching in marketing campaigns to attract destination skiers. “Once you’ve stayed in Ski City, you’ll never stay in a ski town” is the tagline for the $1.8 million campaign, which emphasizes the proximity of four world-class ski areas (Solitude, Brighton, Snowbird and Alta)...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420654@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:29:47 MDT Snowbird’s Big Mountain Trail provides thrills for bikers (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58314209-117/mountain-trail-snowbird-resort.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58314209-117/mountain-trail-snowbird-resort.html.csp">Snowbird’s Big Mountain Trail provides thrills for bikers (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:01:00.557-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Little Cottonwood Canyon • Jenn Berg is no stranger to the famous mountain terrain of Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. Berg is, however, accustomed to a world of white when she is streaking down the slopes. Berg, a professional skier living in Cottonwood Heights, found a new way to enjoy her home resort when Snowbird opened the nearly 8-mile Big Mountain Trail for mountain bikers in July. “Being able to see it in the summer is so great,” said Berg, who has hit the Big Mountain Trail every weeke...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314209@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:01:00 MDT Snowbird’s Oktoberfest begins, with beer and all http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58297886-78/oktoberfest-liquor-state-license.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58297886-78/oktoberfest-liquor-state-license.html.csp">Snowbird’s Oktoberfest begins, with beer and all</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T11:22:10.374-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 11:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Above • Walter Schwemmer, of Salt Lake City, and Don Schrader, of Woods Cross, dance and drink during Snowbird’s 42nd annual Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday. Below, center • Yvonne Mueller, of Draper, plays the accordion at the festival Bottom photo • Tony and Robert Brazelton, of Salzburger Echo, carry their alpenhorns to perform at Hidden Peak. Fans of Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort’s annual Oktoberfest heartily welcomed its return for 2014, especially given the brouhaha earlier this ye...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297886@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:22:10 MDT At top of Utah ski resort, cancer survivors share triumph, grief http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58254217-78/cancer-wellness-berg-didn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58254217-78/cancer-wellness-berg-didn.html.csp">At top of Utah ski resort, cancer survivors share triumph, grief</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T10:12:39.785-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 10:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Snowbird • Maybe it’s just a coincidence that the hike is called Survivors at the Summit and is a fundraising event for the Cancer Wellness House. Maybe it is fortuitous that Byron Saylor is a hiker and that he’s made the long, steep walk up Snowbird’s Peruvian Gulch every year since 2002. Well, every year but one. That was 2009 and Saylor didn’t make it that year because he had been diagnosed with lung cancer and had an operation to try to get rid of it. Still, he said, his doctors told him th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58254217@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 10:12:39 MDT